Freeview Light on the Rothesay (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Rothesay (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter which serves 5,800 homes. The bright green areas shown where the signal from this transmitter is strong, dark green areas are poorer signals. Those parts shown in yellow may have interference on the same frequency from other masts.
This transmitter has no current reported problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Rothesay (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Rothesay transmitter broadcast?If you have any kind of Freeview fault, follow this Freeview reset procedure first.
Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Rothesay (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.
If you want to watch these channels, your aerial must point to one of the 80 Full service Freeview transmitters. For more information see the will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Rothesay transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 44km east (95°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Rothesay (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 8 Jun 11 and 22 Jun 11.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Black Hill transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
Isle Of Bute
Aerial is attached to chimney.
For the past 15 months we have had no issues but last night the signal started breaking up and we lost all channels. We have reset both the freeview box and the smart TV but an update with either unit is not finding any channels.
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